Administers a competitive men’s soccer program that emphasizes integrity and the educational welfare of its student-athletes, and strives for excellence within the University’s mission; coordinates recruitment; prepares reports; participates in program and budget planning; develops athletic event schedules; and serves on the Athletics Council; serves as the liaison between the Athletics Department and the Office of Admissions to coordinate on-site visits, shares information on prospective student-athletes and/or leads, and coordination of off-campus recruiting activities; responsible for supporting recruitment and enrollment processes for prospective student-athletes and maintains records of prospective student-athlete visits and resources spent on off-campus recruiting activities; serves as liaison with Academic Advising, Tutorial Center and Registrar’s Office to coordinate academic reports; and prepares academic reports of activities including statistical analysis; and monitors academic reports for all student-athletes.
I. Administers, manages and leads the men’s soccer program in such a manner that reflects positively on the image and reputation of the University at all times, in accordance with the University’s mission.
II. Organizes and conducts all soccer practice sessions; and teaches the mechanics and techniques to the athletes and ensures that steps are taken to reduce the risks of injury.
III. Supervises and evaluates the work of assistant coaches and other staff.
IV. Coordinates on-site prospective student-athlete visits with the Visitors Center Coordinator; assists with Athletics open house events; and coordinates off-campus recruitment activities.
V. Oversees recruitment of prospective student-athletes which includes identifying prospects through word-of-mouth, social media, media publications and interest stories, and off-campus evaluations and contacts; communicates with prospective student-athletes; and coordinates all recruiting efforts and assigns key roles in the recruitment process to Assistant Coaches.
VI. Conducts recruiting meetings within NCAA recruiting policies, University and Athletics recruiting strategies, and the Admissions process.
VII. Monitors the academic progress of student-athletes through communication and collaboration with the units of Academic Advising, Tutorial Center, and First Year Seminar as well as through individual meetings with student-athletes.
VIII. Responsible for developing and disseminating rules related to the expected conduct of student-athletes when they are representing Gallaudet University, both on-and off-campus.
IX. Monitors, enforces, observes, communicates and supports the University’s academic standards, requirements and policies, including working with Admissions, Financial Aid, and other academic and support services offices for student-athletes.
X. Works with the Sports Information Director regarding development of and reporting of information related to team roster, schedule, and results from the previous year and current season outlook.
XI. Monitors and ensures institutional compliance with policies and procedures of the NCAA, and NEAC in all aspects surrounding the coaching of a team and actions as a member of the Athletics Department.
XII. Organizes and conducts a team community service activity each year working with the Student Athletic Advisory Council (SAAC).
XIII. Participates in program and budget planning to assure that men’s athletic programs are fully integrated in the overall athletics program.
XIV. Prepares and distributes yearly reports outlining admissions status for prospective student-athletes; and prepares and distributes an annual recruiting report including statistical data (e.g., number of applicants, number accepted, etc.).
XV. Develops athletics event schedules; contacts Division III colleges and universities to coordinate the varsity sports calendar; arranges transportation, meals, lodging, etc. for officials; and confirms schedules with all related parties.
XVI. Serves as liaison with Academic Advising, Tutorial Center, and Registrar’s Office; and collaborates with these units to improve the academic performance of all athletes.
XVII. Plans and implements academic reports for student-athletes placed on Academic Warning and Academic Probation; and works closely with academic units to foster improved academic performance of athletes.
XVIII. Provides academic reports of activities and results, including statistical analysis.
XIX. Establishes and maintains a positive and supportive working relationship with co-workers and supervisor.
XX. Shows a genuine commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; and participates in activities and workshops to foster continuous learning.
XXI. Serves as a mandatory Title IX reporter; and takes annual Title IX training as part of the compliance effort.
XXII. Performs other related duties, as assigned.
A minimum four years of soccer coaching experience.
Fluency in American Sign Language.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of NCAA and NEAC guidelines.
Demonstrated skills in developing and motivating students both athletically and academically.
Strong commitment to the values of a liberal arts education and an understanding of teacher/coach model in a NCAA Division III athletics program.
The successful candidate will undergo a background check that must be cleared prior to workingat Gallaudet University.
Gallaudet University is an equal opportunity employer/educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, national origin, religion, age, hearing status, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, source of income, place of business or residence, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other unlawful basis. This policy is in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the District of Columbia Human Rights Act, and other applicable laws and applies to all procedures affecting applicants and employees including, but not necessarily limited to: recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, reassignment, reappointment, tenure, demotion, selection for training, layoff, furlough, and termination, compensation, and all other conditions or privileges of employment.
Additional Salary Information: SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Internal Number: 76
About Gallaudet University
Gallaudet University Athletics Department - Mission and Vision Statement
As the only place in the world of its kind, Gallaudet University brings together diverse deaf and hard of hearing student-athletes from around the globe to learn academically in a bilingual environment, to compete in a supportive environment, and to foster a sense of community.
The Gallaudet University Athletics Department is committed to promoting academic and athletic success of our student-athletes. As an integral part of the student athletes’ overall educational experience, the athletic department encourages personal development and an opportunity to compete in sports at the highest level possible. The Athletics Department embraces an image and identity that fosters a sense of pride in the competitiveness, ethics and integrity of Gallaudet University Athletics.
As members of the Gallaudet Community, the Athletics Department strives to create an environment that is respectful and celebrates equity, diversity, and inclusion. Gallaudet Athletics prohibits discrimination based on race, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.
Through intercollegiate athletic competition and intramural sports, Gallaudet Athletics commits to the following Core Values:
Provide equal opportunities for female and male student-athletes of good character and acceptable academic standing, to compete in organized intercollegiate athletics at the highest level while pursuing a baccalaureate degree;
Maximize the achievements of our student-athletes by supporting their pursuit of excellence as they grow and learn, and by implementing tools that will allow them to develop and become contributing citizens after graduation;
Celebrate our rich history of Athletics within the Gallaudet University Community as a means to engage students, faculty, staff, alumni and the deaf and hard of hearing community, and to provide a source of institutional pride through athletic competitiveness and academic integrity;
Ensure, in all areas of intercollegiate athletics, that Gallaudet University demands and functions with integrity, high moral and ethical standards, and strict adherence to the spirit and letter of all Gallaudet University, North Eastern Athletic Conference, Eastern Collegiate Football Conference and NCAA rules, including all civil laws.